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From virus deactivation in-vitro to clinical relevance: a glycerol and cod trypsin-containing mouth…

Trypsin combined with glycerol caused the deactivation of common cold viruses in vitro. A pilot study and a comparative multicentre study investigated the in vivo reduction in viral load and the impro ...

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Author: Tanja Schütt, PhD and Matthias Löhn, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210018DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0018Date: 16.08.2021

Efficacy and tolerability of ambroxol in children

A review summarised extensive clinical, published and as yet unpublished data on the use of ambroxol in children and evaluated the results. Ambroxol was shown to be an effective secretolytic treatment ...

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Author: Tobias Mück, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210019DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0019Date: 16.08.2021

Macrogol – guideline-based treatment for constipation

An increase in stool frequency and an improvement in stool consistency play a decisive role in the relief of constipation. International as well as national guidelines recognise the positive effect of ...

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Author: Marion Eberlin, PhD and Tanja Schütt, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210020DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0020Date: 16.08.2021

Laxatives in children? New study confirms effectiveness and tolerability of long-term bisacodyl

A retrospective study investigated the efficacy and tolerability of long-term and regular use of bisacodyl in children. Even when taken over a long period (mean duration of treatment: 14 months), bisa ...

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Author: Marion Eberlin, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210021DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0021Date: 16.08.2021